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The Somerville places you next to Torquay Museum and within a 15-minute walk of Living Coasts. This 9-room, 5-star guesthouse has a bar/lounge along with conveniences like free in-room WiFi and free self parking. Princess Theatre and Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves are also near this Torquay guesthouse.


Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee. At the end of the day, unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge.


All of The Somerville's 9 recently renovated rooms provide iPod docks, refrigerators, and minibars. Guests can expect free WiFi and LCD TVs with digital channels. Memory foam beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Coffee makers, free bottled water, and ironing boards are also available.

Property features

A local mainstay since 1880, The Somerville offers free WiFi in public areas, express check-in, and express check-out. You can take advantage of free parking, along with limo/town car service. Helpful staff can provide tour or ticket assistance, luggage storage, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Other amenities at this luxury guesthouse include a terrace and a garden.


  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Bar/lounge

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Somerville features a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This Victorian guesthouse also offers limo/town car service, express check-in, and express check-out. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

The Somerville is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Total number of rooms - 9 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1880 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Somerville offers 9 accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Memory foam beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include bathrobes, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Torquay guesthouse provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. LCD televisions come with digital channels. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in November 2014.

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Memory foam mattress 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • LCD TV 

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Free bicycles nearby 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Massages 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 7 PM

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No elevators


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 25.00
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 10.00 per night
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Somerville Hotel Torquay
  • Somerville Torquay
  • The Somerville Hotel Torquay
  • The Somerville Torquay, Devon
  • Somerville House Torquay

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the guesthouse prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

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